Accounting firm KPMG will cut more than 40% of its New York City office footprint and relocate its U.S. headquarters to Brookfield Properties’ 2 Manhattan West, the firm announced. KPMG inked a 20-year deal for 456,000 square feet across 12 floors of the under-construction Hudson Yards skyscraper to … [Read more...] about 8.17.22: KPMG CUTS OFFICE SPACE BY 40% IN HUDSON YARDS MOVE
Simon Property Group, the biggest mall owner in the United States, has reportedly been in talks with Amazon to turn some of the vacant anchor stores in its properties into fulfillment centers for the e-commerce behemoth, The Wall Street Journal reported over the weekend. The move makes perfect sense … [Read more...] about 8.6.20: WILL IT WORK TO CONVERT RETAIL SPACE TO INDUSTRIAL SPACE?
Flexible office space operators are expanding at a rapid pace in New York City, mirroring trends across the United States. Flexible office space is a concept that allows small companies and/or individuals to share or rent workstations or small self-contained office units. The space is often rented … [Read more...] about 6.26.18: Flexible Office Space Firms Growing Exponentially in New York City
In May 2016, CBRE Group, Inc. (CBRE) reported that developers saw a need for large industrial buildings in New Jersey and responded by developing speculative (not pre-leased) projects. While speculative development is very risky, tenants responded by gobbling up the space at a rapid rate. Demand … [Read more...] about 8.10.16: Demand for Industrial Space in New Jersey Continues to Soar
The Star-Ledger, New Jersey’s largest newspaper, recently published an article that examines the direction of office demand in Northern and Central New Jersey. It provides some takeaways for office demand trends in other suburban markets. Since office properties are a large component of CMBS loans, … [Read more...] about 6.17.14: A Look at Empty Office Space in Northern/Central New Jersey